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The Gear You Need to Start Ice Climbing

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In the first of two videos introducing Wes Siler to ice climbing, experienced climber Claire Kleese walks Wes through all the gear he’ll need to get started. They detail the must-haves, as well as their approach to staying warm in this notoriously chilly activity.

As with any high-risk sport, we recommend seeking professional guidance before you attempt anything.

Claire recommends:

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